The VA offers a variety of benefits and support systems for veterans and their families. https://www.va.gov/
The Post 119 Service Officers can assist you in researching and understanding these services.
The National American Legion website offers information and links regarding numerous benefits for Veterans and their families.
The Larimer County Veterans' Service Office provides services to veterans and their families. They provide assistance with:
The Boulder County Veterans Services Office develops and submits claims for benefits to the Department of Veterans Affairs for disability compensation, pension, death pension, medical benefits, burial benefits, insurance, education, home loans, records requests, and various benefits through other government agencies.
For veterans or family members of veterans, a copy of military records is required to take advantage of any benefits that are offered. Those can be obtained through the following links:
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/resources/HomelessResources.aspx
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
The VA has a program to provide trained service dogs for Veterans suffering from PTSD.
The following websites offers information on substance abuse among veterans.